Saturday, January 18, 2020

Productivity and online learning: an summary of the main concepts

This is the first of two final posts in the series on whether online learning can increase educational ‘productivity.’ In this post I discuss...

Concevoir l’enseignment en ligne pour répondre aux besoins des apprenants du 21e siècle

Il est l'heure quand beaucoup des universités et des collèges Canadiennes offrent la formation aux professeurs. Ainsi j'avais été bien occupé pendant les dernières...

Designing online learning for the 21st century

This being the time of year when many Canadian post-secondary institutions offer faculty development opportunities, I have been busy the last two or three...

Desire2Learn moving to ‘predictive analytics’ with IBM

Sorry for the gap in posts over the last week. Funny how work gets in the way of blogging. I've been visiting some universities...

Why learning management systems are not going away

Contact North has just published online a series of six short papers (10-12 pages) under the title of Learning Management Systems: Disruptive Developments, Alternative Options...

Discussion of MOOCs: more links and questions

Rodriguez, O. (2012) Vast Lurker and No-lurker Participation in Open Online Courses: MOCCs and the AI Stanford-like courses respectively Osvaldo Rodriguez, March 3 Siemens, G....

LinkedIn as a community of practice for online learning?

LinkedIn is beginning to develop as an interesting area for discussions on online learning. I've been 'lurking' in the discussions below, and I'm sure...

About Tony Bates

Dr. Tony Bates is the author of eleven books in the field of online learning and distance education. He has provided consulting services specializing in training in the planning and management of online learning and distance education, working with over 40 organizations in 25 countries. Tony is a Research Associate with Contact North | Contact Nord, Ontario’s Distance Education & Training Network.